The last year has been rough. So many of us just wish we could see loved ones, hug a friend, walk around without fear - just get out of our caves and get back to normal! Well I feel like I have a Word from the Lord this Easter! I hear dry bones beginning to RATTLE!
In 2nd Samuel David brings the Ark (the Presence) out of captivity back home. We too desire to see the Presence return to our churches! But before the Presence can return there must be a breakthrough! What good would the Ark do if things aren’t ready?
So it’s 95 AD. The church is being persecuted even to the point of death. Christians must choose between worshipping the emperor or God. John has been boiled in oil on the penal colony called Patmos. But he hasn’t despaired. He has a vision and knows what’s coming “after this!”
First Sunday in January we said there was a darkness coming. We began a seven week series called “Coming out of Babylon” based on five words the Lord gave us: Joyful, Gathered, Faithful, Together, Harvesting. The seventh message was “Canoeing in the Mountains. So what does it look like now three months later?